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Brazil: Army enrolls first women in course for Musician Sergeants

Brazil: Army enrolls first women in course for Musician Sergeants

By Flávia Ribeiro Diálogo Music and military service are in the blood of Carolyne Gonze, a 22-year-old Minas Gerais native. The saxophonist is the granddaughter of a conductor and niece of a Musician Sergeant in the Brazilian Army. Until recently, Gonze had been able to pursue only her musical passions. But late last year, an

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New text campaign strives to help women impacted by recent Supreme Court birth control ruling

LatinaLista — For many young Latinas, one of the most appreciated benefits of the Affordable Care Act has been the opportunity to receive their birth control without paying a co-pay/deductible. Unfortunately, the recent Supreme Court ruling that allows businesses to deny insurance coverage for birth control for their employees if it conflicts with their religious

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First international forum of women leaders from South America and Arab countries convenes

By Via Andina Peru This Week The First International Forum of Women Leaders from South America and Arab countries is set to run from April 7-8, 2014 under the theme “Women leaders transforming the world.” The two-day event is organized by the Arab League General Secretariat and Peru’s Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Women Affairs.

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Latina Cubicle Confidential™ : Is the “Burnt Tortilla Syndrome” Holding You Back?

By Dr. Maria G. Hernandez Latina Cubicle Confidential™ Texas State Senator, Leticia Van de Putte , who is running for lieutenant governor next year, has said that Latinas can suffer from the “burnt tortilla syndrome”! You know it’s true. Latinas give of themselves in our families, in our community, and at work — sometimes to

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New economic report on women reveals fundamental flaw in society that bears bipartisan blame

LatinaLista — Maria Shriver, the ex-wife of California’s governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and a member of the Kennedy family, appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” yesterday to talk about her nonprofit‘s latest report, A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, when the show’s host played a clip of Sen. Marco Rubio criticizing the nation’s 50th

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Q&A with Molly Molloy: The Story of the Juarez Femicides is a ‘Myth’

By Christopher Hooks Texas Observer For years, a specter hung over Ciudad Juárez. In the 1990s, the largest city on the Texas-Mexico border became infamous for its gruesome “femicides” — the murders of hundreds of women. The murders, held to be predominantly mysterious and sexual in nature, grew in the public’s imagination. Juárez developed an

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